Opinion

Time for Indian Creek to merge

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: In September, the Ohio Department of Education issued its school report card for the state (source: Cleveland.com). It’s a performance index score, or measure, of achievement for the state’s school systems. In this report card, Indian Creek Schools ranked 506th out of 608 ...

37 years is just too long

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I’m 75 years old. I’ll be 112 years old when the Indian Creek Local School District levy is paid off. Sounds pretty ridiculous, doesn’t it? If you are now 38, you’ll be my age, 75, when you finish paying off the levy — still sound pretty ridiculous? How about if ...

Accessibility important

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I live in the Indian Creek Local School District and, while I do not have a horse in the race (no children or grandchildren in the district), my children did attend school here. I have been reading letters in the newspaper, and I think we need to focus on something not very many ...

Better security school priority

Editorials

Safety against violent intruders has become a major concern in planning construction of new schools and renovation of existing ones. That can mean expensive provisions such as “mantrap” entrances and metal detectors. Let us not overlook the little things. A commission investigating the ...

Just a few thoughts

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Some random thoughts: ¯ Murderers, if raised in a violent environment, get pushed over the edge to commit the act of murder with no reason and no remorse. ¯ I think there is something to be said about beautiful women and handsome men. If the first word out of their mouth ...

Left-wing after moral poverty

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: “I, the Lord, am your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that place of slavery. You shall not have other gods before me.” Thus reads the first and most important of the commandments given to Moses. Yet, in these times, we see greater and greater worship of ...

Wells Township levy earns support

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I would like to urge residents of Wells Township to support the 1.2-mill additional levy on the May 8 primary election ballot. The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County system shares residency in the Wells Township Building for our Brilliant branch library, and ...

Make sure you vote

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Regarding Republicans who are running for U.S. Senate to represent West Virginia, Don Blankenship has been airing nasty ads against current Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin since, I believe it was, last summer. He aligns himself totally with President Donald Trump. Trump has a nasty ...

Ruminski right choice on May 8

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: When selecting leadership and management roles in government, we voters develop our own criteria to aid us in our selections. On May 8, we’ll be facing names on ballots for our state representative nominee. One of these names will be Fiona Ruminski. She is a wife, mother ...

Brilliant VFD endorses levy

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Brilliant Volunteer Fire Department has endorsed the Wells Township 1.2-mill levy, which will be on the May 8 ballot. In January, the township budget was reduced by 10 percent due a tax abatement grant to AEP Cardinal Plant. This has affected all areas of the budget. The ...